Martin Lockman

Martin Lockman is a Climate Law Fellow at the Sabin Center, where his work focuses on climate-related financial risk and the law and finance of complex climate infrastructure projects. Prior to joining the Sabin Center, Martin worked in renewable energy and infrastructure finance at Milbank LLP’s New York office. From 2021-2022, Martin clerked for the Honorable Cynthia M. Rufe on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Martin graduated from Columbia Law School in 2019, where he was a James Kent Scholar (2017-2019) and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar (2016-2017). While at Columbia, he served as Articles Editor for the Columbia Human Rights Law Review, worked as a Research Assistant at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, and spent a semester in the Law and Finance MLS program at Oxford University through Columbia’s Global Alliance Program. Before law school, Martin worked as a community organizer in southern West Virginia. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis in 2014.

Martin’s recent publications include The Private Litigation Impact of New York’s Green Amendment, 49 Colum. J. Envtl. L. 357 (2024), Climate Entrenchment in Unstable Legal Regimes, 118 Nw. U. L. Rev. Online (2023), and Fencing the Wind: Property Rights in Renewable Energy, 50 W.V. L. Rev. 27 (2022). Martin’s work has been extensively covered in the media, and has been cited by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

You can reach Martin by email at [email protected].